Accident chain- A recurring pattern that is present in all mishaps.
Situation-the circumstance or event leading up to an accident.
Smoke detector-an alarm that is triggered by the presence of smoke.
Fire extinguisher- A portable device that puts out small fires by ejecting fire extinguishing chemicals.
Electrocution-death resulting from passage through the body of a high voltage current.
Lesson 1: Safety at home
Although accidents do happen exercising safety sense can help prevent accidents or at least diminish the servity of their effects.
Safety measures in the home include the use of working smoke detectors and periodic inspectations of electrical outlets and power cords
Lesson 1: safety at home
Fires- What needs to be present for a fire to take place? Three elements (fuel, heat, and air) must be present. Fuel for a fire can be carelessly stored rags, wood, coal ,oil, gasoline, or paper. A heat source could be a match, an electrical wire, or a cigarette. The oxygen in air feeds in fans the flames. Recognition of the three in the fire chain is the basis of the fire prevention.
LESSON 2 : vocab. safety outside home.
Osha- a federal agency responsible for promoting safe and health full conditions in the workplace.
Hurricane- a powerful rainstorm.
Tornado- powerful twisting windstorm.
Blizzard-is a snowstorm with winds of 35 miles per hour.
lesson: 2 Health concepts. Safety outside of home
Many accidents, especially among teens, occur when people show off, get overly confident, or accept a dare.
Safety on the job is the responsibility of each and every employee.
Careful planning and preparation can help you survive a natural disaster.
Lesson:2 INTERESTING FACTS safety outside of home
Floods- flooding is often the result of severe rains of the type that can accompany hurricanes. If you live in a area that is prone to flooding an emergency plan is best first course of action. It is also important to learn under what conditions to abanded your home.
LESSON: 3 VOCAB safety on wheels
Vehicular safety- Vehicular is safety obeying the rules off the road as well as exercising common sense and good judgment.
Road Rage- an intense anger and driving mix.
LESSON: 3 HEALTH CONCEPTS safety on wheels
Vehicular safety is obeying the rules of the road, as well as exercising common sense and good judgment.
Most automobile accidents among teens do not involve a second vehicle.
Every driver accepts some responsibility to protect his or her personal life as well as the lives of others.
Lesson:3 INTERESTING FACTS safety on wheels
Safety On Two Wheels-Although the phrase safety on wheels may prompt you to think only of cars and trucks, remember that motorcycles, mopeds, and even bicycles are also vehicles. Like cars, they are subject to vehicular safety as well as traffic laws.
Lesson:4 vocab personal safety
Date Rape- When rape occurs between two people who are dating.
Acquaintance Rape-Rape by someone who is known causally by the victim or someone thoughts to be a friend
Lesson: 4 Health Concepts personal safety
When safety sense is used, the likelihood of physical attack can be reduced.
Rape by sexual assault are crimes of violence, not passion.
Lesson: 4 Interesting Facts personal safety
Physical attack- Anyone can be a victim of physical violence. In fact, its estimated that one out of three Americans will become the victim of sexual assault or attempted attack sometime in his or her lifetime. This usually happens to females, but males can also be victims.
Unit 10 : chapter 35
Administrating First Aid
Lesson: 1 vocab Administering first aid
First Aid- The immediate, temporary care given to a person who has becomes sick or who has been injured.
Poison- any substance solid, liquid, or gas that causes injury, illness, or death when introduced into the body.
Pressure Point- One number of points along the main artery supplying blood to an affected limb.
Shock- The failure of the cardiovascular system to keep adequate blood circulating to the vital organs of the body.
Lesson: 1 Health concepts Administering first aid
Actions taken in the first minutes of an emergency can make the difference between life and death.
The most important considerations in treating of the wounds are stopping the bleeding and seeking help.
Lesson: 1 interesting facts Administering first aid
There are many different kinds of emergencies. Some, such as nose bleeds and splinters, are relatively minor. Others including situations in which an individual is rendered unconscious.
Lesson: 2 Vocab Poisonings
Poison Control Center- A 24 hour hotline that provides emergency medical advice on treating poisoning victims.
Emetic-an agent that induces vomiting.
Venom-a poisonous substance secreted by a snake or other animals.
lesson: 2 health concepts Poisonings
Poisoning can occur through swallowing or inhaling a toxic substance, through snake bites, or through contact with poisonous plants or chemicals.
victims of poisoning require immediate treatment.
Poisoning is a life-threatening situation.
Lesson:2 Interesting Facts Poisonings
Contact Poisoning- Poisons that come into contact with the skin fall into two categories : those found on plants and those found in some chemicals.
Lesson : 3 Vocab First aid for choking, rescue
Abdominal Thrust- The application of sudden pressure on the victims diaphragm so as to expel the substance blocking the airway.
Respiratory failure- A state in which air is unable to reach the lungs.
Rescue Breathing- artificial respiration.
Carotid Pulse- The heartbeat found on each side of the neck.
Cardiovascular Failure- Failure of the heart to pump blood.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)- A life saving technique in which a heart that has stopped is forced to pump blood to the body by means of applied pressure.
Xiphoid Process- The lower part of the sternum that projects downward to the point where the sternum meets the lower ribs.
Lesson : 3 Health Concepts
The main objectives of rescue breathing are maintaining an open airway and supplying a victim with oxygen.
CPR is a lifesaving measure in which a heart that has stopped is forced to pump blood to the body by means of applied pressure.
The method of applying CPR differs between adults and children.
Lesson : 4 Interesting Facts
First Aid for choking- in the majority of cases, choking occurs when a piece of food becomes lodged in the trachea. No matter what the cause, the first step in the first aid for choking is recognizing the symptoms of choking and attempting to dislodge the offending particle or object. The universal choking signal is both hands placed at the throat.
Lesson : 4 Vocab
Rabies- A viral disease of the nervous system that eventually causes madness and death.
Gangrene- The death of tissue in a part of the body.
Lesson : 4 Health Concepts
Every type of injury, minor or severe, has its own and specific and general first aid procedures.
Animals are frequently carriers pf diseases that are harmful to humans.
Weather conditions are always a consideration when participating in any outdoor recreational activity.
Lesson : 4 Interesting facts
Sprains- are a condition caused by a stretching or tearing of the soft tissue bands, or ligaments, that hold bones together at a joint. Wrists, knees, and ankles are among the areas most frequently sprained. To treat a sprain, use the R.I.C.E procedure.